| Jul 26, 2012
If you haven't visited Tallgrass restaurant in a while, or worse, have never had the pleasure of this singular restaurant, let me humbly suggest that you make your plans now, or at least, soon.
Because I don't care how many times chef/partner Bob...
| Feb 9, 2012
Navigating downtown is — there's no getting around it — tough. Even though I work there, I can never remember which one-way streets go which way. You can turn a corner and suddenly find yourself in the middle of Downtown Art Walk, with...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 12:45 PM
260 Sports Bar
260 W. 26th St., 3rd Floor 312-706-8100
Rating: 2.5 (out of 4) Take it or leave it
While Wrigleyville seems to get a new crop of openings and facelifts every season, it’s rare to see new options around U.S. Cellular Field. So when...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Homemade Chunky Tomato & Basil Soup
2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 medium Onion-Small Diced
3 cloves of Garlic-Minced
2 tablespoons All Purpose Flour
4 cups of Tomatoes-Large Diced
3 1/2 cups Vegetable broth
1/4 cup of Fresh Basil Leaves...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
He won't eat cilantro, mango or rosemary. I like all three.
He prefers soft, white, bland cheeses. The stuff I eat stinks up the house.
About once a year, I can drag him to a play or opera. About once a year, he can drag me to the mountains to sleep...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:12 PM
SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Baja California Sur, Mexico — The sweet and juicy heirloom tomatoes are the stars in a simple salad topped with sprinkles of feta cheese and anointed with a splash of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Every element is delicious, but...
| May 25, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Peppercini’s Deli House
3901 Old Seward Hwy. #20
$3-$9 per plate
10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday; closed Sunday
It’s always good to get one of our hard-working reporters out of the...
| Aug 4, 2012
My dad has never been much of a food guy. I still remember his go-to comfort dish when I was a kid was something he called "bread soup," which, if I recall correctly, consisted of torn-up white bread soaked in milk. I guess growing up in North Dakota will...
| May 28, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Time for some Angus management - May 28 is National Hamburger Day!
The humble hamburger seems to have had a facelift in recent years. Hamburgers of late feature all sorts of newfangled ideas, like the foie gras burger, Texas toast burger, or donut...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Located in Coconut Creek's Promenade off Lyons Road, a new restaurant excels with a fresh take on traditional Greek cuisine. Ethos Greek Bistro, open for nearly three months, blends contemporary style with Old World flavor.
The restaurant's decor is...
| Sep 2, 2012
Green Gazpacho soup
Ingredients for 4 servings: 1 cup of peeled chopped green melon 1 cup of peeled and sliced cucumber with no seeds ½ bunch of spring onion chopped ¼ cup of chopped green bell pepper ½ cup of chopped fennel bulb 2 pieces chopped green...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Chef Javier Plascencia
Oaxacan BBQ Chicken
1/2 onion, minced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup Anejo Tequila
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 Tablespoon sea salt
2 cups ketchup
1/4 cup plum tomato, chopped